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Fraud!

In Beverly Rae Kimes’ book Pioneers, Engineers, and Scoundrels (SAE International, 2004) one of the recurring characters in the early chapters is E.J. Pennington. Born in Moores Hill, Indiana in 1858, Pennington was active in many areas that involved application for … Continue reading

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Starting off with a “Bang”

When D.R. Anthony went to war in October of 1861, he left behind his budding journalism career, one that had in its short life already gained him notoriety as one of Leavenworth’s most outspoken and adamant voices. His achievements as a journalist … Continue reading

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When Fred Douglass came to visit

Another post from my own website-in-progress about Daniel Read Anthony. Anthony was an abolitionist, and this post explores some of his early life and background in a quest to explain where his particularly virulent abolitionism came from. Hint: It has … Continue reading

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Early Cars in Carlisle

Anyone who has lived here for a little while knows that every year Carlisle hosts several large car shows. Whether it is the Corvettes that greet our return to school, or the sounds of big V8s on High St. waking … Continue reading

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Anthony testifies to, comments on, Kansas Senator’s corruption

Let me preface this post by telling all readers it comes from the website I am creating about Daniel Read Anthony, Kansas Journalist, abolitionist, and brother of Susan B. Anthony. This website is part of an Independent Study, and this … Continue reading

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Rapid Reaction

I think the first thing that should be said about this past weekend is that, despite the rain, it was very successful. There are two aspects that I would like to touch on in this post. The first is the … Continue reading

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When did the Cold War begin?

Recent discussion in my European Diplomatic History class with Professor Sweeney has prompted me to reconsider what I have long believed about the origins of the cold war. In my research leading up to our Paris Peace talks exercise, I … Continue reading

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Reflections on the research process

By Taylor Bye, Class of 2012 Looking back on my research project on the life and Civil War service of Levi Bowen I can say with certainty there are several lessons to be learned. The first of these goes back … Continue reading

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